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Teacher in LGBT classes row leads Birmingham Pride

A teacher whose lessons on LGBT relationships have been met with protests is leading Birmingham Pride this weekend.

Man held knife to toddler's throat while mugging grandmother

Police are searching for a mugger who held a knife to a toddler's throat while robbing the child's grandmother in Middlesbrough.

Eight migrants found in inflatable boat heading to Kent coast

Eight migrants have been found in a boat in the Channel heading towards the Kent coast and taken to immigration centres.

British climber Robin Haynes Fisher is latest to die on Everest

A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest - where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks.

Bovis approaches rival Galliford Try about housebuilding merger

Bovis approaches rival Galliford Try about housebuilding merger

Two of the UK's biggest housebuilders have kicked off secret talks about ‎a tie-up just two years after a previous set of merger discussions broke down.

Spice Girls kick off reunion tour in Dublin but fans complain of 'horrific' sound problems

Spice Girls kick off reunion tour in Dublin but fans complain of 'horrific' sound problems

The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour - but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "horrific" sound problems at the show.

Matt Hancock joins race to be Britain's new Prime Minister

Matt Hancock joins race to be Britain's new Prime Minister

Five senior Tories are in the race to take over from Theresa May, with Matt Hancock being the latest to confirm he will bid for the top job.

Meghan to miss Donald Trump meeting during state visit

Meghan to miss Donald Trump meeting during state visit

The Duchess of Sussex will not join the rest of the Royal Family in welcoming Donald Trump to the UK for his state visit.

Rachel Johnson: The Brexit Party is wiping the floor with the lot of us

Rachel Johnson: The Brexit Party is wiping the floor with the lot of us

Rachel Johnson, the sister of Brexiteer MP Boris, announced she had joined the pro-Remain party Change UK in April.

Extinction Rebellion: More than 1,000 people should be prosecuted, say police chiefs

Extinction Rebellion: More than 1,000 people should be prosecuted, say police chiefs

More than 1,100 people arrested over the Extinction Rebellion protests that brought parts of central London to a standstill should be prosecuted, police chiefs have said.

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